Me and my family

I have become a carer

  1. I’ve become an adult carer and need support

    Information and support available to Adult carers can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  2. I need someone to speak on my behalf

    An advocate can help you tell other people what your needs and wishes are if you don’t feel able to do this yourself. For details of an independent advocacy service please go to the Somerset Choices website.

  3. I would like know what carers support groups there are in my area

    Information and advice for carers and help to find a support group for you and the person you care for can be found at Somerset Carers Service website.

  4. I need respite care

    Information on short term breaks that may be available for carers and the people you care for can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  5. I would like to know about shared care for adults

    The Shared Lives scheme provides family based support for adults with disabilities. Please go to the Somerset County Council website for further information.

  6. I would like information on young carers support

    Information on the help and support available for Young carers can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  7. Am I entitled to a discount on my Council Tax bill?

    Depending on your circumstances, you may be entitled to a Council Tax discount or reduction.

    Visit our Council Tax discounts and exemptions page for information.

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